Horst FrehseThis local favourite has a homely atmosphere and lovely outside areas with mountain views. They offer good value for money with perfectly prepared classic dishes. Standout dish: carpaccio and grilled sirloin with café de Paris butter. (Eat Out magazine 2014)
Horst FrehseGreat location in vibey Kloof Street, with a homely, bistro-style atmosphere and lovely outside areas. The menu offers good value for money and perfectly prepared classical dishes without fuss. Visit on a vibey Friday or Saturday night and order the ripped carpaccio of charred beef, grilled sirloin with café de Paris butter.
What a beautiful setting! Sat outside in the garden, looking at Table Mountain on a blissful sunny winter's day. The risotto was decent (although I always prefer more cheese) and the burger vast and great quality. I think the wedges could have done with a couple more minutes in the fryer though - nobody likes an undercooked chip. Staff were friendly, but somehow our table kept getting forgotten.
My beautiful summer's day has just reached its climax with a wonderfully delicious lunch. Rissotto perfectly cooked and good efficeint service has absolutely made my day. Thank you.
Good food for reasonable prices and good service.
My partner and I decided to try out the cafe which we thought is absolutely beautiful. On such a beautiful day it was perfect. We were served by an amazing waiter named Wayne (hope that's right) - he was awesome and welcoming. We ordered starters as we did not want to eat a main meal. I ordered the humus and rocket/asparagus starter and my partner the livers in soya sauce. My starter came to the table. I was so shocked as at what I thought was priced at R60 for 4 pieces of cheese and 2 asparagus sticks and a small amount of rocket sprinkled on the top served on a wooded plank - it was disappointing. None the less I took a bite and after tasting it I decided this was not worth R60. I asked Wayne to call the manager so that I may complain as no way was I going to eat that for R60. Andrew, the manager, came to the table. He was absolutely rude - kept on back chatting saying that we ordered it. How am I supposed to know that that's the meal I was going to get? On top of that he had the nerve to tell me it's not R60 but R70. After not even apologizing to us or even offering us something else on the menu, with so much attitude, he walked away from us while we were talking to him. I suggest you change your manager, rather make Wayne the manager. He came to apologize to us for his manager's behaviour. How pathetic of the manager not to even apologize. I will be sending out this review on all websites. Andrew owes us an apology!
"For starters we had the Blesbok Carpaccio with rocket and parmesan shavings and Black Risotto with chorizo, sundried tomatoes and lemon aioli. At first the appearance of the black risotto strikes you as something exotic, but it has a taste that ripens in your mouth. The salty, smokey taste of the chorizo lingers in your mouth, long after you have swallowed. The first bite of the Blesbok Carpaccio caught me off guard as I wasn’t expecting the slight sweet taste that accompanied it. But I loved it! For mains I decided on the Blackened Sesame Seed Linefish, served on a bed of cous cous and peppers. The soft texture and the sweetness of the peppers added a nice touch to the crusty outside of the fish. I did however find the black sesame seeds slightly bitter.
Regardless, it was still good. So overall it was an amazing experience. I loved the food, the atmosphere and the way the café made you feel and the waitress was great. I truly can’t wait to go there again!"
Christmas at Café Paradiso
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Cafe Paradiso - Christmas Lunch